Current Job Opportunities

Current Openings

With over 1000 uniform and civilian members, the Waterloo Regional Police Service proudly serves a population of over 565,000 residents in one of the fastest growing areas of Ontario. The WRPS is committed to a leadership role in crime prevention and law enforcement in a community partnership to improve safety and the quality of life for all people. Police and civilian positions offer a wide variety of career opportunities along with competitive salaries and benefit packages.

Civilian Positions

Thank you for your interest in employment with the Waterloo Regional Police Service.  We are currently accepting applications for the following positions. 

 

 Part Time Special Constables

The Waterloo Regional Police Service is looking for Part Time Special Constables to become part of our team in 2018.

 

HOURS OF WORK: Up to 30 hours/week (various shifts)

SALARY/WAGE: $35.16/hour

START DATE: April 2018

 

As a Special Constable, you will be responsible for:

  • Maintaining courtroom decorum
  • Searching the general public within the courthouse in accordance with WRPS procedures
  • Providing assistance to police officers
  • Transporting, monitoring, controlling, and receiving custody of prisoners
  • Prisoner security in, during, and out of court and in custodial facilities
  • Serving of Summonses and Subpoenas
  • Fingerprinting and photographing criminally charged persons

Click here for a complete job description.

 

Successful completion of the Test Results Profile or OACP Certificate from Applicant Testing Services (ATS) is required. For more information on ATS, please visit: www.applicanttesting.com.

Qualifications:

 

  • Basic knowledge of reading, writing, mathematical and communication skills, normally acquired through the attainment of an Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent as determined by the Ontario Ministry of Education. 
  • Knowledge of standardized office and filing procedures and processes, basic keyboarding and data entry skills.
  • Communication and interpersonal skills using tact and diplomacy required to respond to and take control of emergency situations in a sensitive manner.
  • Ability to meet government criteria for appointment as Special Constable.
  • Ability to participate as an effective team member and to support and project values compatible with the organization.
  • Ability to meet testing requirements for the position.
  • Successful completion of the Test Results Profile from Applicant Testing Services.
  • Valid CPR (Basic Rescuer Level) and Standard First Aid Certificates, from an accredited agency, with renewal as per police standards.
  • A valid Glass "G" Ontario Driver's Licence with no more than six demerit points.
  • Ability to meet police security clearance requirements and to maintain confidentiality.
  • Previous Special Constable or security experience is preferred.


Please submit your Application for Employment, Personal History Form, and your Applicant Testing Services Results by Friday, February 9, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. to:

Email: HumanResources@wrps.on.ca

Mail:   Human Resources Branch, Waterloo Regional Police Service

200 Maple Grove Road, Cambridge, Ontario N3H 5M1

Fax:    519-650-8587

Only applications including all three components will be considered.

If you have any questions, or if you require accommodation with any portion of the application process or interview, please email the WRPS at HumanResources@wrps.on.ca.

 

 Radio System Administrator

The Radio System Administrator will support the operation of the Waterloo Region P25 Radio Network for all system users, and identify and incorporate technological and system enhancements to continually improve business efficiency, quality, and availability of the communication system.  

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated technical knowledge of P25 Simulcast radio system ( Motorola experience would be preferred)  and Internet Protocol  networking technology normally acquired through the attainment of a College Diploma in Electronics, Radio Maintenance or Repair, or related field is required.  Completion of a recognized apprenticeship in electronics or radio installation maintenance or repair may be substituted for educational requirement.
  • Minimum of five years of progressive experience required working and administering P25 radio systems, planning and managing maintenance programs, performing radio repairs from the system to subscriber radio level which includes experience and working with software and hardware used in networking and radio systems, communication service monitor equipment and service utility programs, oscilloscopes, multi-meters, and programming software, embedded computers, firmware design and programming.
  • Experience with P25 system management software and integrated subsystems such as encryptions, programming, and reprogramming and voice logging, and system reporting.
  • Working knowledge of all sub-system components within radio systems and their inter-relationships including microwave, mobile, portable and base radios and repeaters, diesel generators, standby and back-up power systems, alarm reporting system, telephone and radio system switches, dispatch computer, communications consoles, voicemail systems, console and communications centre voice recording systems, network tie lines and order wires to ensure optimum operation of a public safety grade radio system.
  • Organizational skills required to adapt to changing conditions and shifting priorities while ensuring task deadlines are met utilizing available resources.
  • Strong attention to detail required.
  • Communication skills required to be able to interact with members of all levels with diplomacy and tact, to convey detailed information to voice radio system users and explain implications, and to communicate with staff and equipment suppliers and representatives from outside agencies.
  • A valid Class 'G' Ontario Driver's License with no more than six (6) demerit points required to travel within and outside of the Region.
  • Ability to meet police security clearance requirements and to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to meet testing requirements for the position.
  • Ability to participate as an effective team member and to support and project values compatible with the organization.

 

 

For further details about this position and a complete job description, please visit our website www.wrps.on.ca.

Why join WRPS? 

  • Ongoing professional development
  • Excellent benefits and pension
  • Dynamic, exciting work environment
  • Strong, supportive leadership
  • Employee fitness and wellness programs
  • Salary range: $81,319 - $95,670

Please submit a resume indicating the position title by December 22, 2017 at 3p.m. to:

Email:    HumanResources@wrps.on.ca

Mail:      Human Resources Branch, Waterloo Regional Police Service

200 Maple Grove Road, Cambridge, Ontario N3H 5M1

Fax:        519-650-8587

 

If you require accommodation in completing the application process, or with any portion of the application process or interview, please email the WRPS at HumanResources@wrps.on.ca.

Diversity through inclusion - we are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We thank all applicants; however, only those to be interviewed will be contacted.

Payroll Assistant (temporary contract - approximately one year)

Salary:  $ 35.15/hour

General Purpose:

To process payroll for all employees and perform related administrative duties associated with the payroll program system and the time and attendance management system. 

Payroll Assisant 

Position Requirements:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of payroll regulations and administration, basic accounting principles and practices, and payroll software procedures and protocol normally acquired through the attainment of a Community College diploma in a business related field with Canadian Payroll Association Level II
  • Certification and a minimum of three years' related experience in payroll administration; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered
  • Comprehensive knowledge and advanced skill in the use of both a payroll software system and a time and attendance software system
  •  Experience using Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  •  Knowledge of Region of Waterloo and WRPS practices, policies and procedures and applicable legislation including the Employment Standards Act, OMERS regulations, the Income Tax Act, Family Responsibility and Support Arrears Act, Municipal Freedom of Information & Protection of Privacy Act, and any Provincial and Federal regulations pertaining to payroll
  • Comprehensive knowledge of all WRPS collective agreements
  •  Communication and interpersonal skills to interact with internal members at all ranks, to provide guidance on payroll related inquiries
  • Writing and proofreading skills are required to ensure correspondence and documentation is accurate, professionally written, and timely
  • Ability to travel to various locations within the Region and occasionally attend training outside of the Region
  • Ability to meet police security clearance requirements and to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to participate as an effective team member and to support and project values compatible with the organization
  • Ability to meet testing requirements for the position

If you feel you are the ideal candidate, please email your resume to humanresources@wrps.on.ca indicating the position you are applying for by 3:00 p.m. on Friday, December 22, 2017. 

 

Resumes will also be accepted by mail or in person to:

 

Human Resources Branch

Waterloo Regional Police Service

200 Maple Grove Road

Cambridge, ON  N3H 5M1

Constable Positions

Thank you for your interest in employment with the Waterloo Regional Police Service.  We are currently processing applications for the position of Police Constable. Please check our website for further status updates.   

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